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Letter to Professor Dame Janet Beer on the IHRA definition of antisemitism

Read more: Letter to Professor Dame Janet Beer

   

BRISMES letters on the death of Giulio Regeni and government response

Read the text of BRISMES' message to President Al-Sisi regarding the death of Giulio Regeni (6 February 2016) and follow up message to Alistair Burt, cc HE Mr Geoffrey Adams, British Ambassador to Cairo and the response received from Alistair Burt.

Read more: Open-Letter-Al-Sisi

   

Letter from BRISMES regarding Matthew Hedges

BRISMES statement on the detention of Matthew Hedges.

Read more: Matthew-Hedges

   

Urgent Call to show support for the Central European University in Hungary

On Monday, 3rd April, the Hungarian government will vote on legislative changes to Central European University’s status in Hungary. 

Read more: CEU

   

BRISMES' Statement on President Trump’s Executive Order limiting the entry of Middle Eastern refugees and immigrants to the U.S.

Together with other academic associations, including the Middle East Studies Association of North America (MESA), BRISMES strongly condemns the Executive Order limiting the entry of Middle Eastern refugees and immigrants to the U.S. and urges the President and Congress to lift the ban.

Read more: Executive Order Statement

   

BRISMES is now a signatory to the MESA Statement on academic freedom in Turkey

Read More: MESA Statement on academic freedom in Turkey

   

Letter from BRISMES protesting against Israeli violations of Palestinian academic freedom

BRISMES protests against Israeli violations of Palestinian academic freedom.

Read more: Israeli violations of Palestinian academic freedom

   

Turkey Letter

Read the text of BRISMES' message in support of colleagues in Turkey

Read more: Turkey Letter